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Family Farm Defenders Stands in Solidarity with Striking Indian Farmers to Oppose Modi’s Neoliberal Corporate Agribusiness Agenda

On this Jan. 18th 2021 as India celebrates National Women Farmers Day and the U.S. celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Family Farm Defenders wishes to express solidarity with our sisters and brothers in India as they continue their struggle … Continue reading

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How Vilsack Should Use His Second Chance

The problems he struggled with during his first stint as agriculture secretary, from corporate concentration to racism, have not gone away. by Anthony Pahnke, FFD Vice President Published by the Progressive, December 15, 2020 It’s not often that politicians get … Continue reading

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Family Farm Defenders 2020 Fair Trade Holiday Giftboxes Now Available! Order yours before they are gone!

Just “Say Cheese” Holiday Gift Boxes! Family Farm Defenders is proud to once again offer many giftboxes you can send to your family and friends over the holiday season. We are excited to offer award-winning Cedar Grove Cheeses along with … Continue reading

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Save the Date – Sat. Nov. 14th ! FFD Annual Meeting & 2020 John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize!

5:00 pm CST Virtual FFD Annual Meeting (all members and allies welcome)Including campaign updates, board election, and more! Please join from your computer, tablet or smartphone. You can also dial in using your phone.United States: +1 (408) 650-3123 Access Code: … Continue reading

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Beyond the Rural Urban Divide – Cultivating Solidarity in Tough Times!

By: John E. Peck, executive director of Family Farm Defenders (forthcoming article in the Fall 2020 FFD Newsletter) With a critical election on the near horizon, many media pundits (and online bots) have been busy fanning the flames of the … Continue reading

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